Daylesford and Macedon produce, Victoria, Australia
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Dine out in Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges and taste food so fresh it comes straight from the paddock to your plate at acclaimed restaurants, congenial gastropubs, rustic trattorias, vineyard eateries, and cosy cafes.

From paddock to plate
In Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges you may dine simply or lavishly, cheaply or expensively, but you'll dine on food straight from the farms and on wine from vineyards you can see.

You'll always know the provenance of your food when you dine out in regional eateries. Award-winning chefs in some of Victoria's best restaurants are so committed to making best use of the season's bounty and using fresh local ingredients that many highlight them on their menus.

Fine dining, gastropubs, and chic cafes
Frock up for exquisitely prepared local produce at Daylesford's Lake House or find a comfy corner to enjoy the Farmers Arms and Daylesford Hotel's gastropub's restaurant-quality tucker. Indulge in a Japanese banquet at hatted Kazuki's at the Raglan, or be tempted by tapas at Perfect Drop. Savour preserves and produce on the shelves of Cliffy's and city-quality espresso at Buffalo Girls Coffee Bar.

Walk along Kyneton's Piper Street and be lured by menus featuring regional produce. Dig into the contemporary cuisines of Kyneton's Royal George Hotel, Annie Smithers' Bistrot, Mr Carsisi, Monsieur Pierre, and Little Swallow Café.

Sate your appetite as you travel around the region, making a beeline for Olive Jones in Macedon, Du Fermier, Colliban Foodstore and The Cosmopolitan in Trentham, and Maloa House Gourmet Delights and Village Larder in Woodend.

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Cliffy's Emporium, Daylesford and Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Cliffy's Emporium

Daylesford

While away hours over simple, seasonal food from the daily menu or get goods to go, from cheese to charcuterie, at this emporium for fine food lovers.

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Sault Restaurant

Sailors Falls

Indulge in modern cuisine prepared with seasonal, local produce, along with top regional and international wines and superb views of lavender fields.

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Galli Estate Winery

Plumpton

Sample shiraz and cabernet sauvignon at this relatively new winery with premium quality wines that have quickly become favourites.

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Larder, Daylesford, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Larder

Daylesford

Taste delicious house-made goodness and the region's excellent local produce in every dish on Larder's fabulous breakfast, lunch and share plate menus.

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The Argus Dining Room

The Argus Dining Room

Hepburn Springs

The Argus Dining Room serves stunning Modern Australian cuisine with an emphasis on fresh, clean flavours and regional produce. Led by Executive Chef...

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Red Star Cafe, Hepburn Springs, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Red Star Cafe

Hepburn Springs

Sprawl out with the paper and enjoy a bargain breakfast or hearty lunch paired with one of 120 malt whiskeys in the picturesque heart of Hepburn Springs.

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RedBeard Bakery

RedBeard Historic Bakery

Trentham

Pop into this historic bakery to enjoy a tasty lunch, stock up on local organic bread, and get a glimpse of the baking techniques of yesteryear.

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Wombat Hill House, Daylesford and Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Wombat Hill House

Daylesford

Make time to visit this garden, cafe and store by Alla Wolf-Tasker and the Lake House team in Daylesford's beautiful Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens.

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Peppers Springs Retreat and Spa, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Peppers Mineral Springs Retreat

Hepburn Springs

Retreat to this tranquil art deco haven with the onsite mineral spa, luxury spa rooms and villas, and sophisticated dining at The Argus Dining Room.

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Cosmopolitan Hotel, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Cosmopolitan Hotel

Trentham

Indulge in a local drop along with meals featuring seasonal produce and artisanal products, and live music on Sundays, at this popular old favourite.

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Holgate Brewhouse at Keatings Hotel

Holgate Brewhouse at Keatings Hotel

Woodend

Start with a tasting paddle to sample all of Holgate Brewery's lovingly crafted ales and lagers, relax in the bar and stay for dinner or the night.

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Du Fermier, Trentham, Victoria, Australia

Du Fermier

Trentham

Feel the warm embrace of French farmhouse-style cooking at Annie Smithers' Du Fermier, winner of a hat in The Age Good Food Guide.

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Kazuki's Restaurant, Daylesford and Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Kazuki's Restaurant

Daylesford

Delight in chef Kazuki's skilful fusion of Japanese understatement and contemporary Australian cuisine, hatted by The Age Good Food Guide.

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Mr Carsisi, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Mr Carsisi

Kyneton

Savour mouth-watering Turkish, Lebanese and Persian inspired dishes, and sit and watch the world go by as you feast on mezze and quaff a local wine or two.

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Ida Red Macedon Pizza and Restaurant

Macedon

Ida Red offer real hand crafted Italian style wood fired oven pizza and slow food made with love; using only the finest ingredients in the Macedon...

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Perfect Drop, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia

The Perfect Drop

Daylesford

Drop in for perfect tapas-style plates and indulgent mains and desserts at this romantic, eclectic wine and food lounge offering casual and fine dining.

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Koukla Cafe

Daylesford

Linger over a long lunch or a wood-fired pizza by the open fire or sit at the benches outside with a tipple and watch Vincent Street life slide right by.

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Mount Macedon Hotel

Mount Macedon

Mount Macedon Hotel is located only 45 minutes from Melbourne, this iconic pub has recently reopened and has been standing atop of Mount Macedon for...

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Breakfast and beer, Daylesford, Victoria, Australia

Breakfast and beer

Daylesford

Breakfast, lunch and dinner with loads of charm, a seasonal, local menu and of course more than 70 varieties of beer. Quintessentially Daylesford.

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